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YOUTH ENRICHMENT SERVICES. Specialist component 2008-2009. Y.E.S. MISSION STATEMENT “We assist in the advancement of the educational, cultural and social development of American Indian students in the Oneida Community and surrounding school districts.”. Y.E.S. GOALS. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • YOUTH ENRICHMENT SERVICES Specialist component2008-2009

  • Y.E.S. MISSION STATEMENT

    We assist in the advancement of the educational, cultural and social development of American Indian students in the Oneida Community and surrounding school districts.

  • Y.E.S. GOALSRAISE THE GRADE POINT AVERAGES OF STUDENTS

    RAISE THE NUMBER OF GRADUATES

    LOWER DROP OUT RATES

    Identified by GSD leadership team

  • BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIALIST STAFFThe Y.E.S. Specialists are required to have a Bachelor Degree or higher in Education or closely related field Specialists must have a teaching license in order to work with youth.A Specialist Aide has a high school diploma and works with grades K-5 at Rockledge in Seymour. The Seymour District pays for half of the Aides salary.

    Specialists target population are youth in grades 5-12

  • What do Specialists Do?

    Utilize any and all assessments to target academic needsConduct individual assessments on youth by reviewing report cards, MAP and WKCE scoresProctor tests-supervises youth in a quiet area while they take examsRe-teach lessons taught in a regular classroom utilizing culturally relevant material

    Meet with teachers to share information about learning styles and teaching techniques

    Assist youth in asking teachers for help

  • HOMEWORK IS A BIG THINGSPECIALISTS: Provide home work help:Determine which work needs to be completedSupervise homework sessions with youth Direct assistance depends on what the Specialists knowChecking to see that homework is completeSigns off on completed work (if the teacher will accept non-parent/guardian signature)

  • ACADEMIC SUPPORT VS TUTORING

    What is the difference?

  • DEFINITION OF ACADEMIC SUPPORTBUILDING ACADEMIC, CULTURAL AND SOCIAL SKILLS

    CONTINUOUS SERVICE THROUGHOUT SCHOOL YEARS, NO END DATE

    HOMEWORK HELP

    PROVIDE SCHOOLS AND TEACHERS WITH RESOURCES

    WORK IN SMALL GROUPS

    WORK WITH INDIVIDUALS

    ACCESS TO STUDENT DATABASES TO TRACK HOMEWORK, ATTENDANCE, ETC.

  • DEFINITION OF TUTORINGTEACH A SKILL IN ONE AREA AND RELEASE YOUTH FROM SERVICES

    DOES NOT INVOLVE HOMEWORK HELP

    ONCE CHILD ACHIEVES A SKILL THEIR GRADE MAY NOT RISE BECAUSE HOMEWORK IS STILL NOT BEING DONE

    SYLVAN LEARNING and OTHERS USE THIS METHOD

  • Y.E.S. SPECIALISTS PROVIDE ACADEMIC SUPPORTTHEY: Conduct individualized assessments by reviewing report cards, MAP and WKCE scores.

    Provide individual Skill Development including organizational methods, social etiquette, critical problem solving skills, note taking techniques, etc

    Proctors necessary assessments including WKCE assessments.

  • MORE ACADEMIC SUPPORTRe-teach lessons using a variety of Methods, including those used in the classroom that reinforce the classroom teachers content.

    Assist youth in asking teachers for help.

    Provide home work helpHome work help includes determining which work needs to be completed, supervising youth while they are doing their homework, provides some assistance (depending on the skill set of the provider), checking to see that homework is complete, and signs off on the completed work (if the teacher will accept a non-parent/guardian signature).

  • OUR POPULATION and SERVICE CRITERIATHE Y.E.S. PROGRAM RECIEVES SOME JOHNSON OMALLEY (JOM) FUNDING.

    Y.E.S. FOLLOWS JOM GUIDELINES FOR SERVICES

    JOM CRITERIA: DEGREE INDIAN BLOOD OR ENROLLED IN A FEDERALLY RECOGNIZED TRIBE (MUST BE VERIFIED)

    Y.E.S. HAS AN APPLICATION PROCESS FOR SERVICES, INCLUDING PARENTAL PERMISSION

  • GRAPHS OF POPULATIONThe following numbers are from

    The Oneida Enrollment Office

    The Oneida Nation School System

    The Oneida YES Program

  • Population Oneida Tribal Membership Only Grades K-12

  • Population Oneida Tribal Membership OnlyAges 5-20 or Grades K-12

  • 2008-2009 Includes all youth (Oneida and non-Oneida) with an application on file Number of Youth ELIGIBLE for YES Academic Support services

    30 GB Lombardi Middle School Grades 7 & 8 71 GB Southwest High School Grades 9-12125 Rockledge Elementary School Grades K-5Seymour Specialist Aide 59 Seymour Middle School Grades 6-8106 Seymour High School Grades 9-12 49 West De Pere Middle School Grades 6-8 63 West De Pere High School Grades 9-12 503 Eligible Youth (Subject to change)

    YES Specialists are not located at King Elementary, Green Bay West High School, Pulaski, or Freedom

    Seymour is the only school with an Aide position-they pay half the wages.

  • Contact informationY.E.S. OFFICEP.O. BOX 365 ONEIDA, WI 54155

    1-800-236-2214920-869-4331FAX 920-869-4339